qBittorrent v3.0.0 was finally released as stable on august 9th 2012 with following new features and bug fixes:

  • FEATURE: Brand new torrent addition dialog
  • FEATURE: Add the ability to choose the save path when using magnet links (mutoso)
  • FEATURE: Add support for adding multiple local torrents at once (Web UI)
  • COSMETIC: Improve style of left panel
  • BUGFIX: Lower panels no longer gets disabled
  • BUGFIX: Major code refactoring and various optimizations
  • BUGFIX: No longer strip root folder from torrent files
  • OTHER: Drop support for libtorrent v0.14.x
  • OTHER: Drop support for Qt 4.5

Install the latest version of qBittorrent (for now it is 3.0.0) from ppa:hydr0g3n/ppa:

Hit Ctrl+Alt+T to launch a terminal window, run following 3 commands in terminal one by one:

sudo add-apt-repositoy ppa:hydr0g3n/ppa

sudo apt-get update

sudo apt-get install qbittorrent